The American Legion Wellington Post 390 18U baseball team captured the fourth annual Independence Day Tournament at Santaluces High School on Monday, July 6, defeating the South Florida Clippers by a score of 8-3.
Morgan Mendez pitched an outstanding game, going the distance and allowing six hits and striking out three. The team exploded for eight runs in the bottom of the second, led by key hits from Justin Wahib, Alex Viscusi, Dylan Jones, Tyler Brodeur and Robbie Dulin that sealed the win.
The team had outstanding pitching throughout the tournament from Morgan Mendez, Tommy Dulin, Moise Carrasco, Robbie Dulin and Jake Silver. Offensively, the team was led by Alex Viscusi, Robbie Dulin, Alex Rodney, Dylan Jones, Tyler Brodeur and Justin Wahib. “The entire team played great baseball throughout the tournament, and I am proud of each and every one of them,” manager Tony Viscusi said.
The team was undefeated at 5-0 during the tournament, outscoring their opponents 47 to 12.
ABOVE: Coach Miguel Mendez, Justin Wahib, Zach Krance, Thor Bozicevic, Alex Rodney, Tyler Brodeur, Kirkland Festa, Robbie Dulin, Alex Viscusi, Tommy Dulin, Morgan Mendez, Dylan Jones and manager Tony Viscusi.